Category: books

2020 reading challenges

As I was struggling to think of post ideas for this week, I realized something ridiculous: I didn’t sign up for my own reading challenge. I have certainly been encouraging people to sign up for Here & Queerathon 2020, but I have yet to make my own sign-up post, or to make a sign up […]

Posted January 10, 2020 by cottoncandybookwitch in blogging, books, goals / 3 Comments
most anticipated reads of 2020

most anticipated reads of 2020

This year, one of my reading goals is to read all or at least most of my most anticipated reads of the year. I always start out with lots of books I’m hotly anticipating, but most of the time, I end up putting them off until future years or not reading them at all. I […]

Posted January 1, 2020 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 1 Comment

my reading in 2019: some thoughts

2019 was a challenging year for me in so many ways, and I think my reading and enjoyment of reading definitely suffered because of what I was going through. I still read, but not nearly as much as I have been able to in the past, and getting through each book was a struggle. There […]

Posted December 19, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 3 Comments
alice-three-times aka heart-stealer-twice // dual review of the hazel wood & the night country

alice-three-times aka heart-stealer-twice // dual review of the hazel wood & the night country

This is a dual review of THE HAZEL WOOD and THE NIGHT COUNTRY. THE HAZEL WOOD is about Alice Proserpine, whose grandmother, Althea Proserpine, wrote a book of dark fairytales that gained cult status. When Alice’s mother goes missing, her only clue is a warning not to go to the Hazel Wood, her grandmother’s estate. […]

Posted December 18, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 2 Comments
2020 queer books i’m excited for

2020 queer books i’m excited for

After making a “gay af” shelf on Goodreads for all of the queer books I want to read, I decided I had to share some of the queer books coming out in 2020 that I’m excited for.   surrender your sons – adam sass September 2020 Like most books on this list, I’ve been excited […]

Posted December 17, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 12 Comments
top 6 books of the year

top 6 books of the year

I wanted to do a post about my favorite books this year, but initially couldn’t decide between 10, which seemed too big because I only read 50ish books, or 5, which seemed to few, so now you are getting my top 6 books of the year, and that is that.   books i loved in […]

Posted December 12, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 3 Comments